Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lineage

5 senses of lineage

Sense 1
lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock -- (the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors")
       => genealogy, family tree -- (successive generations of kin)

Sense 2
descent, line of descent, lineage, filiation -- (the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors)
       => kinship, family relationship, relationship -- ((anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption)

Sense 3
linage, lineage -- (the number of lines in a piece of printed material)
       => number -- (a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence")

Sense 4
linage, lineage -- (a rate of payment for written material that is measured according to the number of lines submitted)
       => rate, charge per unit -- (amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5")

Sense 5
ancestry, lineage, derivation, filiation -- (inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline)
       => inheritance, hereditary pattern -- ((genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents)

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